The company will be taking customers to a total of 24 destinations from August 1st, flying from a total of 12 UK airports, all subject to government guidance.
A TUI decision to cancel all of its chartered flights from Aberdeen for the remainder of the summer has been greeted with shock and disappointment by the Scottish Passenger Agents’ Association.
TUI Group has successfully completed the sale of its subsidiary Hapag-Lloyd Cruises to TUI Cruises. Hamburg-based TUI Cruises is a joint venture between TUI and Royal Caribbean Group.
TUI UK is celebrating the imminent return of European summer holidays with its latest ‘Welcome Back’ marketing campaign and a new TV ad.
The company is ready to take British travellers on holiday again to eight destinations in Greece, the Balearics and the Canaries from three UK airports from July 11th.
The plans would encompass the shrinking of the TUI fly Germany fleet from 39 to 17 Boeing 737-800 aircraft and the loss of 900 jobs in Germany.
TUI Group has continued its repositioning of in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, with TUI France set to focus on the high-margin business with a few core brands in the future.
European markets – including Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Switzerland – will resume partial operations to a limited number of destinations from this month. However, TUI added the UK and Nordic region would have to wait until later in the summer.
TUI Group has pushed back the return of its operations in the UK into July. The travel giant had hoped to begin offering holidays again on June 30th, but this has now been delayed to July 10th.
In April, CHTA appealed for a response from those tour operators which had failed to reimburse hotels for first quarter stays by travellers who had made their payments to the tour operators well in advance of their travel.
While the details of the agreement remain confidential, it provides compensation which covers a significant portion of the financial impact, as well as credits for future aircraft orders, TUI said.